Post 03.1.13 - SEO in Easy Terms

Madison+Main Chief Idea Officer, Dave Saunders sits down with Kieran Wagner to discuss SEO in easy terms. Dave talks about the variety of acronyms that marketers use and demystifies one of them, Search Engine Optimization. Dave explains what businesses want to know in common sense terms and everyday language.

By Lindsay Wade, Account Services Intern As a kid, when you played superheroes with your friends, everyone would pick a superpower. There was superhuman flight, super speed, telekinesis; and then there was that kid that always picked invisibility. Invisibility? Seriously? Sure, you can sneak around and confuse enemies, but after a while people will probably just forget about you. Being invisible may have seemed like a cool power then, but now it’s just bad for business. The more people that see you, the more business you get. At Madison+Main one…

The playbook of advertising is constantly evolving and in many ways is turning inside out. Facebook has augmented the social web experience in ways we never imagined a decade ago. The amount of content available for immediate sharing is overwhelming. In time, marketers learned that social sites would provide the widest audiences possible, so they started an outbound marketing strategy by flooding YouTube and Facebook with ads. Sounds like a good idea, right?  After all, that is where most people spend their time online. Not necessarily. These channels are a…

This is not a new topic but we continue encountering sites like FFFFound and Vi.sualize.us in natural search results and elsewhere on an increasingly regular basis. This draws the conclusion that image bookmarking is gaining traction in a much broader web audience through a handful of platforms. Web users across the board love image searching and meme nonsense. We enjoy browsing bookmarking sites for new content, digging through sites like buzzfeed, delicio.us, stumbleupon and “liking” things on Facebook etc… Our options for “collecting” our interests on the web are finally easy…

Think you’re busy? Try being the Internet… Imagine being called upon every day to: -Send 210 billion emails -Upload 3 million images -Share 5 million tweets Wow. And we thought that checking Twitter, Facebook, and foursquare in between conference calls and client meetings was multi-tasking. Today, friends, if your website pages are loading too slowly or something is taking longer than usual to post, try something new. Instead of cursing your connection or hitting the refresh button 12 times, have a little patience and let the Internet know how hard…

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